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Karin Chernoff Kaplan notes that hospital and health system acquisitions of urgent care centers are on the rise and explores some of the key valuation considerations for providers that are contemplating such transactions.
Several factors, including hospital-physician alignment, have contributed to a successful integration effort between St. Luke's Hospital and Cardiologists L.C.
A physician practice management firm worked with Cardiologists L.C. (CLC) to make several changes and improvements in the following four areas: organizational, patient and physician relations, culture, and operations.
Under effective alignment, physicians are highly engaged in hospital strategies for improving quality, creating operating efficiencies, and ensuring financial viability.
Montefiore Medical Center has created an integrated system of care in the Bronx for its primarily low-income patients. Four factors in Montefiore’s success: primary care and chronic disease management, access to high-quality specialty and hospital care, targeted care management, and robust health IT.
Several years of physician and community outreach have improved the transparency of Beatrice Community Hospital's care delivery and finances, directly contributing to an improved reputation and measureable savings.
For integration among hospitals, physicians, and other providers to be successful, healthcare leaders should address eight competencies in executing an effective integration strategy.
There are revenue opportunities hidden in the healthcare reform law for strong, nimble hospitals and health systems that can demonstrate strong quality and financial performance.
Many healthcare providers have begun to form partnerships to position themselves for success in the new era of reform.
As the transition to a value-based payment and care delivery system accelerates, more providers will consider taking the plunge into population health management.
Hospital finance leaders should be prepared to act quickly and decisively when considering new partnerships with insurers and physicians.
Partnership between Cleveland Clinic and Chester County Hospital has proved to be a win-win business affiliation for both organizations.
Learn three critical questions healthcare CFOs and other leaders should ask when developing a physician compensation plan.
Hospital board members and other leaders should consider market characteristics, base salaries and incentives, and the structure of the compensation package when developing a physician compensation plan.
Leaders at two small health systems that plan to merge consider what their strategic priorities should be to ensure the new organization's success.
Healthcare reform will result in more consolidation and integration among hospitals, reversing a recent trend in which hospitals tended to stay away from such transactions.
Hospitals need effective policies for discharging homeless patients, who, without such policies, would likely soon return to the emergency department only to be readmitted as inpatients.
Michael Rose, CFO at the Southern New Hampshire Health System, and Rachel Rowe, executive director at the Granite Healthcare Network, discuss a collaboration to improve quality and reduce costs.
Options abound today for providers to reach out to private payers and physician groups to experiment with innovative payment models.
Before acquiring a physician practice, hospital leaders should ask themselves 11 questions about keys to strategic and financial success that will help them make rational, evidence-based decisions.
Hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories-providing bundles of care in a variety of service lines-will be better positioned to compete under value-based business models.
Learn five ways that hospitals that are structured as systems of focused factories will be better able to succeed under payment reform.
Payment challenges, spiraling healthcare costs, and a slow economic recovery are some market forces that have ignited the national explosion of consolidation.
A freestanding community hospital in the suburbs of a major metropolitan area considers the relative merits of remaining independent in a market that is in the midst of consolidation frenzy.
Baylor Health Care System believes that an accountable care organization (ACO) should start with a conviction that every aspect of the organization should be devoted to serving patients.
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